Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Early Autumn'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 2001, p.21, colour photo p.20, Reg. No.2555. A formal double chance seedling, with lavender-rose flowers having centre petals edged a deep lavender. Plant growth is upright and vigorous. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Clarence Gordy, Ocala, Fla., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2001, p.94, colour photo p.c13. The 9 year old seedling first flowered in 1995. Long lasting flowers have 78 petals and are 9 cm across x 3.8 cm deep. Dark green leaves are 7.5 cm long x 3.8 cm wide.